Top of the Hour: Barbour Pardons Deemed Legal by Mississippi Supreme Court, Morning Headlines

Friday, March 09, 2012

Before leaving office, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour issued pardons based on the prisoners' "repentance, rehabilitation and redemption." The pardons included four convicted killers. Yesterday, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled the pardons were legal.

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SFJD

Like it or not, the governor had the constitutional power to issue these pardons. The court made the right choice. But let's not forget that that doesn't mean anybody has to like it: http://lawblog.legalmatch.com/2012/03/20/mississippi-supreme-court-upholds-outgoing-governors-controversial-pardons/

Mar. 20 2012 06:20 PM

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